Mekenzie Mattheson
Mekenzie Mattheson
Height: 5-8
Year: SO
Hometown: Jaffrey, N.H.
High School: The Dublin School
Major: Sociology/Gender & Women's Studies (double major)

2017 (Sophomore)

  • Rowed in the stroke seat for the Second Varsity 8+ boat that won its flight at the Atlantic 10 Championship (5/6)
  • Rowed in the stroke seat for the Second Varsity 8+ boat that defeated MIT and Holy Cross (4/22)
  • Rowed in the stroke seat for the Second Varsity 8+ boat that beat Boston College and Boston University (4/15)
  • Rowed in the seventh seat for the Second Varsity 8+ boat that won both of its races, beating Navy, George Washington, Saint Joseph's and MIT at the George Washington Invitational (4/8)
  • Rowed in the sixth seat for the Varsity 8+ boat that placed 6th out of 10 teams at the Doc Hosea Invitational (4/2)
  • Rowed in the seventh seat for the Second Varsity 8+ boat that beat MIT in Boston, Mass. (3/25)

2016 (Freshman)

  • Rowed in the fifth seat for the Second Varsity 8+ boat that placed second in its flight at the Atlantic 10 Championship, helping the Rams win their fourth A-10 title and earn the program's second trip to the NCAA Championship (5/8)
  • Rowed in the third seat for the Second Varsity 8+ boat that beat MIT and Holy Cross on Lake Quinsigamond (4/24)
  • Rowed in the seventh seat for the Second Varsity 8+ boat that beat Boston University and lost to Boston College (4/16)
  • Rowed in the bow seat for the Second Varsity 8+ boat that went 4-0 at the George Washington Invitational, where the Rams placed second overall in the six-team standings (4/8 and 4/9)
  • Was in the bow seat for the Second Varsity 8+ on the second day of the Doc Hosea Invitational Regatta (4/3)
  • Rowed in the stroke seat for the Third Varsity 8+ boat on the first day of the Doc Hosea Invitational Regatta (4/2)
  • Made her collegiate debut in the seventh seat for the Third Varsity 8+ in its win at Massachusetts (3/26)

Before URI

  • Attended the Dublin School, where she was a four-year member of the rowing, basketball and soccer teams
  • Also competed in cross country as a senior
  • Competed for the Dublin School Crew club team from 2011-15 and the Essex Rowing club team in the summers of 2014 and 2015
  • Graduated as her school's women's record holder on the erg for a distance of 2K
  • Helped her team win bronze at Scolastic Nationals in the Varsity 4+

Personal

  • Born March 29, 1997
  • Daughter of Ron and Kristin
  • Has one brother, Elliot
  • Enjoys reading, writing, feminist activities, spending time with family and other loved ones and camping
  • Likes to educate herself and others about society's inequalities and existing systems of oppression
  • Double majoring in Sociology and Gender & Women's Studies